U.S.S. West Virginia (1921)

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U.S.S. West Virginia (1921)
Hull Number: BB-48
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company[1]
Laid down: 12 Apr, 1920[2]
Launched: 19 Nov, 1921[3]
Commissioned: 1 Dec, 1923[4]
Decommissioned: 9 Jan, 1947[5]
Stricken: 1959[6]
Sold: 15 Sep, 1959[7]
U.S.S. West Virginia was one of five Colorado class dreadnoughts completed for the U.S. Navy.

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Footnotes

  1. Friedman. U.S. Battleships. p. 420.
  2. Friedman. U.S. Battleships. p. 420.
  3. Friedman. U.S. Battleships. p. 420.
  4. Friedman. U.S. Battleships. p. 420.
  5. Friedman. U.S. Battleships. p. 420.
  6. Friedman. U.S. Battleships. p. 420.
  7. Friedman. U.S. Battleships. p. 420.
  8. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 12-13.
  9. Register of Officers, 1928. pp. 12-13.
  10. Register of Officers, 1930. pp. 12-13.

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